Adjust Volume and Switch to Silent Mode the Samsung Galaxy S3

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Instructions for Volume and Silent Mode on the S3

There are times when it is necessary to to adjust the volume of your phone, or put it in silent mode.

Often putting a phone in silent mode can be confusing, with a range of ring tones, SMS message beeps, email sounds, and other options. This VisiHow guide will show you how to adjust the volume of your Samsung Galaxy S3 phone, so that you won't accidentally ring or beep when you wanted to be in silent mode.

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    If you want to increase the volume level of your phone, just press the 'Volume Up' button
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    It's located on the left side of your Samsung Galaxy S3.
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    To lower the volume, press the 'Volume Down' button.
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    If you want to change the sound settings using the menu, just touch 'Apps'
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    Scroll down and look for the 'Settings' icon, and touch 'Settings'
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    In the options, scroll down and touch 'Sound'
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    Next, tap 'Volume'
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    You will now give have the option to decrease or increase the volume on your phone
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    Just move the slider for the ringtone if you want lower the ringtone volume.
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    If you want to increase the sound of your ringer, simply move the slider to the right
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    In order to turn on 'Silent Mode', you will need press and hold your 'Power' button.
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    It will then show several options
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    Simply tap on 'Silent Mode', and press 'OK' to confirm the change.
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    To disable 'Silent Mode', you will need to press the 'Power' button, and hold it.
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    Then tap 'Silent Mode', followed by 'OK' to confirm.
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Tips and Suggestions for Silent Mode on the Galaxy S3

  • Always remember to activate Silent Mode if you are in a situation that requires it.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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Recent edits by: Rob, Lynn, Lhynne27

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